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Senior Engineer - Civil Engineering

Ref no. BHN540128
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Role Overview

As a Senior Engineer - Civil Engineering, you are expected to have a strong track record in one or, preferably, multiple sectors that we operates in.

Key skills required for this role

Consultancy , Design, Engineering, Landscape, Architecture


Senior Engineer - Civil Engineering

Job description

Key Purpose

  • Design and specify all aspects of Civil Engineering works in accordance with current guidelines,standards, regulations and project deliverables.
  • Contribute to the development and mentoring of our Early Careers population and the continuous improvement of departmental capabilities.
  • On occasion, manage our Civil Engineering involvement in small to medium-size projects, including
  • time, cost, quality and client relationship management and delivery.
  • Champion quality and compliance controls within local teams and projects


  • Provide engineering services design and consultancy work on behalf of our client under the direction of the line manager or project lead.
  • Produce design deliverables (including drawings, specifications and reports), site surveys,construction stage duties, client liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and ensure progress against the project brief.
  • Check calculations and detailed drawings to ensure engineering designs meet appropriate quality and compliance controls, project brief and customer requirements.
  • Collaborate closely with multi-disciplinary members of the design team to deliver safe, efficient and buildable solutions.
  • Contribute to the preparation of enquiry plans, tender reviews, fee estimate sheets, scopes of work
  • and change controls as required.
  • Review specialist subcontractors/suppliers calculations and drawings for technical compliance with
  • design intent.


  • Ensure team compliance with company quality management and best practice for 'Perfect Delivery'.
  • Management of Engineers, Early Careers and Technicians in the production of calculations,design deliverables (including drawings, specifications and reports), site surveys, construction,stage duties, client liaison, liaison with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and any other relevant duties.
  • Support the development of Early Careers and Technicians.


  • Degree qualified in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering projects in at least one sector that our client operates in.
  • Confident communication and presentation skills with the ability to explain complex ideas simply.
  • An ability to develop relationships with both internal and external stakeholders that deliver long term benefits.
  • Considerable civil engineering design, technical detailing and specification writing experience.
  • Proficient in the design of below ground foul and surface water drainage using Microdrainage software.
  • Be fully conversant with the basics of CIRIA 753 (The SUDS Manual), Sewers for Adoption and other
  • relevant British Standards and Eurocodes with respect to civils design and specification.
  • Experience in design and specification of external works including site, earthworks and below ground utilities layouts and levels.
  • Eligibility to pass criteria for security clearance required to work on sensitive projects.
  • Working knowledge of BIM software including Autodesk Navisworks.
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations.
  • Knowledge of current UK technical standards/publications and legislation requirements.
  • Knowledge of standard details and solutions, and compliance.


  • Chartered or Incorporated Member of ICE (or equivalent).
  • Experience of contributing to bids, proposals and tender submissions.
  • Experience of delivering multi-disciplinary projects in several sectors that our client operates in.
  • Experience of managing small teams from Apprentices and Graduates to Engineer and Technician level.
  • Experience in managing commercial elements of projects.
  • Proficient in use of Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD software for site, earthworks and utilities modelling and layout and levels drawings.
  • Experience in the design and specification of industrial process drainage.
  • Experience in the design of above ground roof drainage systems.
  • Familiarity with DMRB volumes

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